University of Colorado (CU)

5:25pm

Wed February 23, 2011
Education

When the News Gets Personal: CU Journalism Students Cover Program “Discontinuance”

CU Journalism students Kate Spencer (left) and Isa Jones (right) work at the school's online news site, the CU Independent.
Grace Hood

Last fall, University of Colorado officials made headlines when they said they would take a hard look at the future of their journalism program. While other universities have completed the same exercise, CU’s has been more public and contentious than most.

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3:05pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Education

CU Regents Wade Into Journalism School Debate

CU Regents heard public comment on Tuesday, and are set to discuss the discontinuance process of Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication at 8:30 am, Wednesday, Feb. 23.
Grace Hood

University of Colorado Regents got an earful from Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s professors and former students.

Public comments at Tuesday’s Regents meeting were as much about the school’s individual struggles as the future of journalism. Citing budget woes and the ever changing media landscape, CU initiated the discontinuance process last August. But it’s been confusing, and according to Len Ackland, co-director of the school’s Center for Environmental Journalism, anything but transparent.

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11:54am

Tue February 1, 2011
Peace Corps

CU-Boulder First in the Nation for Peace Corps Volunteers

For the first time in its history, the University of Colorado in Boulder has more graduates serving in the Peace Corps than any other large college or university in the nation.

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